Final position 1-0

GM Volokitin (2674) – GM Sutovsky (2642) [B12]
21.02.2008 – Aeroflot 2008

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2 Nd7 6.0–0 Ne7 7.Nh4 Be4 8.Nd2 c5 9.g3 Qb6 10.dxc5 Qxc5 11.c3 Nc6 12.Nb3 Qb6 13.Be3 Qc7 14.f3 Bg6 15.Nxg6 hxg6 16.f4 g5 17.f5 Ndxe5 18.fxe6 fxe6 19.Nd4 Bc5 20.Kg2 0–0–0 21.Bxg5 Be7 22.Bf4 g5 23.Nxe6 Qd7 24.Bxe5 Nxe5 25.Nxd8 Qh3+ 26.Kf2 Qxh2+ 27.Ke1 Qxg3+ 28.Kd2 Rh2 29.Kc2 Qe3 30.Re1 Bxd8 31.Qd2 Qe4+ 32.Kb3 b5 33.a4 Nf3 34.Qd3 bxa4+ 35.Ka2 Qxd3 36.Bxd3 Nxe1 37.Rxe1 Bf6 38.Ka3 Kd8 39.Re2 Rxe2 40.Bxe2 1–0

The speculation is Black lost on time. I still have a hard understanding how Black can lose such a position on time given the fact that he is a very strong blitz player.

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